Richard A. Clapsaddle, CPA, President and CEO, is licensed by
the State of New York. He holds a graduate degree in Taxation, as
well as the designation of being a recognized Chartered Financial
Consultant (ChFC). Mr. Clapsaddle's business experience spans three
decades. During this time, Mr. Clapsaddle has written numerous tax
articles and lectured on our complicated system of income taxation before
meetings of clients, bankers, attorneys and others. His latest
seminar was given at the United Nations headquarters in New York City where
he was invited to speak before selected members of the United Nations
Mr. Clapsaddle has
been the trusted advisor to well-known international personalities. His diverse
international tax experience has positioned the Firm to be proactive with
respect to complex client planning issues to reduce the overall negative
impact of taxes while maximizing wealth enhancement. His duties have
included filling the position as officer of their U.S. corporations and
acting as trustee for their U.S. trusts.
Mr. Clapsaddle has
successfully represented his clients before various tax authorities related
to all types of tax resulting in significant tax dollar savings.
Donna J. Clapsaddle,
Director of IT, began her career at the IBM TJ Watson Research Center in
Yorktown as a programmer. She designed and coded all types of
software, from low-level machine bootstraps to user-centered applications.
Subsequently, as owner of a software consulting firm, Software
Strategies, she provided consulting services and seminars to small
businesses in the New York area, designing websites, custom software and
database systems, and has participated in the development, implementation,
and production of virtual reality video games for entertainment and
education. Having recently completed a Doctor of Professional Studies in
Computing from the School of Computer and Information Science at Pace
University with a dissertation on website usability, she is responsible for
all day-to-day computing needs of the firm, including hardware, software,
network, and internet.